School of Law

The International Criminal Court in Africa

25 February 2015 | 15:30 - 17:00 | Seminar

This event addresses the International Criminal Court's controversial interventions in Africa. The three speakers will analyse how the International Criminal Court has framed and responded to instances of mass violence, which models of post-conflict justice it has promoted, and how this has impacted upon politics and society in Kenya, Libya and Uganda.


John Harrington (Law, Cardiff University)
'Staging the Nation: Blood Donation, Ethnicity and Terror in Kenya'

Alexander Beresford (POLIS, University of Leeds)
‘A Responsibility to Protect Africa from the ICC? South Africa and the ICC Intervention in the Libyan Crisis’

Bryn Higgs
(Peace Studies, University of Bradford)
‘The ICC's “Era of Enforcement”:  Applying International Criminal Justice to the LRA War in Uganda’

This is a free event but registration is required at

Refreshments will be provided after the event.

This seminar is being jointly organised by Law & Social Justice, POLIS, and LUCAS.

Location Details

Moot Court Room,
School of Law
Liberty Building
University of Leeds

(Please use postcode LS6 1AN for Sat Nav's)

The Liberty Building is number 16 on the campus map.

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